Microservices Matters

May 2009

  • Transaction processing in the 21st Century

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 26 May 2009
  • Eric Newcomer has just finished co-authoring the second edition of his book on transaction processing. On his blog, he discusses same lessons learned. The first edition was published in 1997, so ...

  • Parasoft SOA package addresses business process/system integration testing

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 22 May 2009
  • Application Life Cycle specialist Parasoft moved recently to expand coverage of critical aspects of complex transactions extending - using the company’s terms -  “through web interfaces, backend ...

  • Red Hat builds on Drools

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 20 May 2009
  • Red Hat continues its move up the middleware stack, improving its basic rules engine, and launching rules authoring tools to open the doors of rules development to business analysts. JBoss Rules ...

  • Trends in BPM and modeling

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 19 May 2009
  • Technologies rarely evolve neatly in straight lines. Instead they bump into one another, and influence each others’ directions. Think of a rack of billiard balls when the cue ball strikes! As an ...

  • Matsumura: SOA and the world beyond infrastructure silos

    Brein Matturro - TechTarget 14 May 2009
  • By Jack Vaughan We had an opportunity to speak with Miko Matsumura, chief strategist for Software AG, recently. At a time when SOA seems to be emerging again, chastened if you will, by a near death ...

  • Double indemnity: SOA and Franco

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 12 May 2009
  • Some things just won’t die. These include the "SOA is Dead" debate. Initiated in January, it still is the starting point for many SOA discussions. It reminds one of Spain’s Franco  as depicted ...

  • Trawling for Impact: BPM BlueWorks, IBM CloudBurst

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 11 May 2009
  • Hey everyone, first things first: Did you give your mother a Private Cloud for Mother’s Day? Ok, now on with the show. The blogosphere was abuzz with IBM Impact chatter last week. Much centered on ...

  • Russell Irwin at IBM Impact: ''Right-size first SOA efforts''

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 07 May 2009
  • Russell Irwin of Standard Life lists SOA savings and benefits over several years. Still, he cautions software architects to right-size their first SOA efforts. Don’t start with the Holy Grail, he ...

  • MicroFocus buys Borland and part of Compuware

    Brein Matturro - TechTarget 06 May 2009
  • By Jack Vaughan Packing a one-two punch, Cobol and mainframe modernization specialist MicroFocus today said it will acquire Borland for about $75 million in cash at the same time it buys ...

  • SOAttitude: Something different

    Jack Vaughan - Senior News Writer 06 May 2009
  • IBM put on a SOAttitute party for the Impact conference faithful Wed night in Las Vegas. It was a welcome reprieve from the often gloomy daily news, and a harkening back to great techno days of ...